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Leonardo Da Vinci Machines

Via Cavour, 21, 50129, Florence, Italy
+39 055 295264
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Great interactive exhibition

If you have 1 or 2 hours to spare in Florence, this museum is a great place to visit. Also... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Western Australia, Australia
Yesterday today!!!

For anyone who likes to see how things work and where many of today's ideas and inventions that we... read more

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Over the years the Collection has grown so much, now reaching more than 243 models, that is has overtaken various collections in museums all around the world. Each of the machines in the Collection has been built using materials of the time being wood, metal, ropes and fabrics and interestingly, in the course of construction, many astounding mechanical findings have been revealed. Our research team has expanded over the years and now includes a really talented study group of scholars consisting of Historians, Engineers, Architects, Educators, Artisans and Craftsmen, whose expertise and knowledge has contributed enormously to improve the outcome of our scientific and historical research. The Collection has also been enriched with ‘Vitruvian Machines’, at least those we know of thanks to the writings of that great Roman Engineer of the first century BC., by other important ‘Greek-Roman Machines’ and some from the era of ‘Ancient Egypt’. Our research team also undertakes projects on behalf of third parties and is very proud of the rediscovery of the lost mechanism of Leonardo’s Robot and a new hypothesis for the motion of the Mechanical Lion. Of key importance to us is that the findings and rewards of our research and work is accessible for everyone to witness and enjoy. Therefore, in addition to The Collection being available to Museums, Art Galleries, Organizations, private exhibitions and for shopping mall displays, we’ve made provision for rental opportunities to smaller groups for School activities, Conferences and even Renaissance themed dinners.
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“his life” (7 reviews)
Via Cavour, 21, 50129, Florence, Italy
San Lorenzo
+39 055 295264
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you have 1 or 2 hours to spare in Florence, this museum is a great place to visit. Also excellent for families as there are children focused activities and interactive displays. Leonardo was well ahead of his time and the contract of artist and...More

1  Thank CoachK71
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For anyone who likes to see how things work and where many of today's ideas and inventions that we take for granted come from...this will blow your mind. This exhibition of interactive working models is not just fascinating but ducation for adults and children alike....More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 18 June 2017

a nice collection of realised visions from DaVinci, you can get hands on with some of the machines too which is nice, €7 for an adult entry. the museum is pretty small but worth a visit!

2  Thank Conor L
Reviewed 3 June 2017

The creative genius of this man is done justice by this multi media presentation. Do not miss it. Said it all... I'm now just filling in the blanks for trip advisor.lalalalallalalLLalLLLa

Thank John H
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

When to this interactive exhibition in Florence and it was excellent and would highly recommend it to see the genius of his work and to get to try out his inventions

Thank Frank F
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Had spoken to out tour guide from a walking tour about the da vinci experience and he told us it was great. Checked it out, only €13 for adult so said we would give it a go. It was brilliant. Thoroughly entertaining. The tour shows...More

2  Thank Paul K
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Really worth a visit both for young and old. Much easier to understand his scetches when you can compare with the models. Pity that the entrance fee not is included in "Firenze card".

1  Thank frila
Reviewed 9 May 2017

This is was my favorite museum that I visited on this trip as it on recreations of Leonardo's di Vinci's inventions that you could actually use, e.g., his exercise machine. There is also a 90 film in Italian with English subtitles which told the story...More

1  Thank Howard S
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Place that gives you a comprehensive demonstration about Leonardo Da Vinci life. Make it your in your list.

Thank moce1409
Reviewed 17 March 2017

I enjoyed this museum of DaVinci's machines and drawings. I had assumed that there would be signs in both Italian and English, so I did not opt for the extra headphones (I thought the information on the headphones would in addition to what was on...More

2  Thank Melissa M
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2 June 2017|
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Response from Niccolai T | Property representative |
There are currently four exhibitions dedicated to Leonardo da Vinci three in Florence and one in the city of Vinci Our show is mainly devoted to its machines and inventions
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What is address of Da Vinci Museum in Florence? Rod Lopez